Mark Ruffalo in Cult Comedy “THE LAST BIG THING”

Written by Wendy Shepherd. Posted in News

Published on June 18, 2011 with No Comments

I’ve received information about a film with Mark Ruffalo in it.. that’s the actor I remember from Shutter Island. Vanguard Cinema sent the following information over…

Dan Zukovic’s “THE LAST BIG THING”, called the “best unknown American film of the 1990’s” in the film book “Defining Moments in Movies” (Editor: Chris Fujiwara), was finally released on DVD by Vanguard Cinema, and is currently debuting on Cable Video On Demand. Featuring an important early role by 2011 Best Supporting Actor Oscar Nominee Mark Ruffalo (“Shutter Island”, “Zodiac”, “The Kids Are Alright”), “THE LAST BIG THING” had a US theatrical release in 1998, and gained a cult following over several years of screenings on the Showtime Networks.

“A distinctly brilliant and original work.” Kevin Thomas – Los Angeles Times

“A satire whose best moments echo the tone of a Nathanial West novel…Nasty Fun!” – Stephen Holden – New York Times

“One of the cleverest recent satires on contemporary Los Angeles…a very funny sleeper!” Michael Wilmington – Chicago Tribune

“One of the few truly original low budget comedies of recent years.” John Hartl – Seattle Times

“‘The Last Big Thing’ is freakin’ hilarious! The most important and overlooked indie film of the 1990’s. ” Chris Gore – Film Threat

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